NSO Board Members

Bethany Brunsell, Player Representative
Fire Prevention Specialist for Maple Grove Fire Dept.; NSO violist


Ben Haensel, Board Chair
IT Support and Development, BlueSky Online School; NSO bassist


Adam Hanson, Player Representative
Practice Director at The Nerdery; NSO bassist


Michael Halstenson, Conductor, NSO

Conductor, Lake Wobegon Brass Band

Orchestra Director (retired), Anoka High School


John Lace, Player Representative, NSO trumpet

Band Director (retired), Anoka High School


Casey Plante, Player Representative & Treasurer
Director, Investments at Fairview Health Services; NSO violinist


Ed Schaefle, Player Representative
Orchestra Director, Blaine High School; Concertmaster of the NSO 


Julie Schmidt, Player Representative

Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant; NSO violinist

Orchestra Director (retired), Anoka Middle School for the Arts